PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Authorities said they found the bodies of two men whose garbage truck was pulled from a flooded South Dakota river. The men were last seen Thursday driving away from a landfill in Mitchell. Crews spotted a damaged guardrail S'... Read More

A Gretna dad and his two children went to an Omaha hospital Saturday after they ate brownies that were suspected of containing marijuana. The man's wife told police that her husband found the brownies about 7 a.m. in the refrigerator of '... Read More

LINCOLN — Leaders of Nebraska’s agricultural groups expressed appreciation Monday that a request has been made to cover weather-related losses beyond those caused by epic floods earlier this month. Extreme cold and frequent winter '... Read More

LINCOLN — Officials with the union that represents corrections officers maintained Monday that understaffing and improper staffing led to the stabbing of an officer at Tecumseh State Prison last week, though a prison spokeswoman disputed that. '... Read More

Admiralship revoked. A former campaign staffer of Gov. Pete Ricketts who was tied to some racist posts on a white supremacist chat room has lost his commission as an admiral in the mythical Nebraska Navy. Ricketts revoked the honor on '... Read More

LINCOLN - University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced Monday that he will be stepping down from his position in August. Bounds sat down with News Channel Nebraska's Brandon Aksamit to discuss his decision. Watch the full interview in t'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY- Otoe County Chief Deputy Mike Holland said it was about two hours into the investigation of a double homicide in Douglas on Saturday before the name of suspect Brindar Jangir, 36, came up. A sheriff’s deputy responded to the home '... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – After finding the bodies of Randal and Annette Grimes inside their Douglas home on Saturday, Otoe County sheriff deputies did not initially  suspect that a gunman was on the run. Scanner traffic indicates that deputies were resp'... Read More

Spring is here, and your yard is calling. There are things to do, even if morning temperatures are winter-like — in the 20s and 30s. Soil temperatures are on the cusp of the minimum needed for planting spring crops. Those leaves you left in'... Read More

One Nebraskan will remain on “American Idol.” The other was sent home. After his performance, Nick Townsend said he wasn’t sure what would happen. “The judges have everything in their hands,” said Townsend, a native of'... Read More

People were granted access Sunday to some of their flooded-out properties in Mills County, Iowa. At 1 p.m. Sunday, Mills County authorities lifted the mandatory evacuation order for the unincorporated area from U.S. Highway 34 north to Bungee '... Read More

  DOUGLAS – For many in the village of Douglas, which drew settlers with its untapped prairie and became one of the earliest meeting sites for the Methodist Church in the Nebraska Territory, news of a double homicide within the tiny town'... Read More

Struggling to get by without water in Mills County, Iowa? Look for the lights. In yet another example of the generosity and kindness that’s come out of the flooding in Nebraska and Iowa, residents in a couple of neighborhoods '... Read More

A senator who was deaf as a baby is getting closer to passing a law that would help families of children with hearing problems. State Sen. Carol Blood of Bellevue introduced Legislative Bill 15, which would require that health insurance plans cove'... Read More